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Four of the champion sire's last nine yearling fillies will be offered. Giant's Causeway had all colts in his final crop of 2019.
Demand for yearlings by Empire Maker continued during the fourth session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale when a colt sired by the leading sire was purchased by SF Bloodstock, Starlight Racing and Madaket for $775,000.
Aidan O'Brien will have four in the Irish Champion Stakes (G1) at Leopardstown, led by Magical, who looks set to head the market in the 1 1/4-mile test for 3-year-olds and up this time around.
Following two outstanding efforts to launch his career, Ontario-bred Keep On Truckin faces his stiffest challenge to date when he goes postward in the $250,000 Summer Stakes (G1T) Sept. 15 at Woodbine, where he'll try turf for the first time.
The favorite for the Sept. 14 William Hill St. Leger (G1) has raced only four times and never competed as a 2-year-old. In some ways that would make him a perfectly normal winner of the world's oldest classic.
Alex Solis II and Jason Litt were working hard during the Sept. 13 fourth session of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale, and their efforts were displayed on the results sheet.
A colt from a female family that includes such Farish family success as A.P. Indy and Summer Squall was purchased by Tom Durant for $950,000 during the early portion of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale's fourth session Sept. 13.
Godolphin homebred Fair Maiden, a 7 1/2-length winner of the Aug. 17 Catch A Glimpse Stakes at Woodbine, is back for more in the Sept. 15 Natalma Stakes (G1T). The race for juvenile fillies, worth $250,000, is a 'Win and You're In' event.
Emphasis placed on strategies to control EIPH without race-day medication
After her victory in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks (G1), Enable has moved to the top of the rankings and is the highest rated horse in the seventh edition of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2019.
A day after a bombshell story from the New York Times that noted Justify had failed a drug test after his victory in the 2018 Santa Anita Derby (G1), there were compliments and criticism of how the regulator handled the case.
Handicapping show leads up to Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup events.
Owner of Watercress Farm will serve a two-year term.
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm announced five new stallions for the 2020 breeding season, including Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) contender Vino Rosso, last year's undefeated 2-year-old Maximus Mischief and five-time graded stakes winner Coal Front.
O'Neill-trained runners Legends of War and Stubbins finished 1-2 in the $497,500 Nevada State Bank Franklin-Simpson Stakes (G3) Sept. 12, generating a handsome reward for his stable and those that backed his runners.
The substance a lab found at a prohibited level in Justify after he won the 2018 Santa Anita Derby (G1), scopolamine, has seen plenty of attention from regulators in recent years.
Bruno Schickedanz's homebred Elite Song scored a 6 3/4-length maiden win on debut Sept. 11 at Woodbine to become the first winner for freshman sire Katz My Song.
The 5-year-old son of Sea The Stars had successful surgery
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Godolphin's group 1 winner Old Persian is set to make his North American race debut Sept. 14 in the $300,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes (G1T), a 1 1/2-mile marathon for 3-year-olds and up on Woodbine's E.P. Taylor Turf Course.